Bob Knight to speak at Arlett’s U.S. Senate fundraiser

MILLVILLE – Fiery college basketball coaching legend Bob Knight will be the featured speaker June 14 at a campaign rally/fundraiser for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Rob Arlett of Frankford. Thursday’s event will be held at the Millville Fire Hall, starting time is 6:30 p.m. Mr. Arlett, currently in his fourth year on Sussex County Council, […]

CHEER’s 8th Annual Car, Truck & Bike Show features salute to America’s car clubs

GEORGETOWN – A salute to America’s car clubs will be featured Saturday, Aug. 4 during CHEER’s 8th Annual Classic Car, Truck and Bike Show. The public is invited to enjoy this free, day-long event, which runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the CHEER Community Center on Sand Hill Road, east of Georgetown. Children […]

Brandywine’s bid secures vacant facility for rescue & rehab center

GEORGETOWN — Brandywine Valley SPCA was the successful bidder Saturday in the public auction of the former Safe Haven Animal Sanctuary – property BVSPCA plans to convert into a rescue/rehab center. BVSPCA intends to renovate the facility to provide additional services for the region’s most vulnerable dogs and cats, such as cruelty survivors, disaster victims, […]

DNREC, Mountaire enter into consent decree addressing violations at Millsboro facility

DOVER – Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and Mountaire Farms have entered into a consent decree addressing violations at Mountaire’s Millsboro poultry processing facility. DNREC on June 4 filed a complaint in state Superior Court against Mountaire Farms of Delaware, Inc. that requests civil penalties for Mountaire’s violations of its spray and […]

Law enforcement bears torch in Special Olympics support

GEORGETOWN – The pace was certainly no threat to any world record. Then again, it isn’t a race, but a collective effort in Delaware law enforcement’s ongoing support of Special Olympics Delaware and the several thousand children and adults with physical or intellectual disabilities it serves. Run, sweat and cheers were the order of the […]

Hope for injured bald eagle rescued in Sussex ends in heartbreak

***** UPDATE ***** LAUREL – An injured bald eagle found grounded in rural Laurel this week with a wounded wing was transported to an upstate Delaware facility for evaluation – thanks to a collaborative local rescue effort. Unfortunately, the story has a sad ending. Word from Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research June 7 is that […]

Tickets available for June 12 Sussex County Prayer Breakfast

GEORGETOWN – The 41st Annual Sussex County Prayer Breakfast will be held Tuesday, June 12 at Crossroad Community Church west of Georgetown. Speaker for the event will be Pastor Kurt Fox. Dr. Fox is an author, leader and pastor. Sold out completely to God, he began ministering on street corners and in areas of the […]

Millsboro police seek public’s assistance in identifying subjects

MILLSBORO – Town of Millsboro police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the pictured subjects wanted for questioning in a sexual assault that occurred Thursday, May 31 at the Wawa convenience store. The incident occurred at approximately 9:30 p.m. Anyone with information regarding the identity of the subjects is asked to contact the […]

Torch-bearing law enforcement gearing to run for Special Olympics Delaware

SUSSEX COUNTY – First State’s law enforcement is set to hit the pavement in support of Special Olympics Delaware. The 32nd annual statewide Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics will feature more than 500 law enforcement officers spanning 160 miles between Wednesday, June 6 and Friday, June 8. In its history, Delaware Law Enforcement […]

State seeks comment on revised anti-transgender discrimination proposal

DOVER – Delaware’s Department of Education is seeking public comment on a revised Regulation 225 – a controversial anti-discriminatory proposal dealing with the rights of transgender students in Delaware’s public schools. The Department of Education received more than 11,000 comments – the vast majority in opposition – on a previous version of the proposed regulation, […]